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Thirteen English Sterling Silver and Silver-plated Stamp Boxes and Applicators

Auction:
2740B
Lot:
17
Sold for:
$677$550

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2740B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 19, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Thirteen English Sterling Silver and Silver-plated Stamp Boxes and Applicators, late 19th/early 20th century, most Birmingham, various makers and dates, ten sterling silver and formed as books or rectangular boxes, one book-form with sterling hinged cover and colorless glass base with two compartments, lg. 2 5/8, and two silver-plated and book-form; together with an American sterling silver box with reeded body, lg. 7/8 in.; approx. 4.4 total troy oz. weighable silver.
Estimate $400-600

One plain rectangular box with dents and nicks to exterior. All with age-typical wear and rubbing to engraving. All mechanics working.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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